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NICE COPD guideline

2019-01-29T11:58:00+00:00By

Summary of NICE’s 2018 guideline on the management of COPD. Includes management of complications, and a useful treatment algorithm for inhaled therapy.

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GOLD COPD 2019 strategy

2018-12-16T09:28:00+00:00By

A clear and concise summary of GOLD’s 2019 strategy on COPD diagnosis, management, and prevention. Includes COPD assessment and treatment algorithms.

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Asthma: information for the public

2018-10-29T16:42:00+00:00

What care should asthma patients expect? Share this NICE information for the public with your patients

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NICE chronic asthma management guideline

2018-02-12T12:00:00+00:00

A practical summary of NICE recommendations on managing chronic asthma in children, young people, and adults, including three management algorithms

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NICE asthma diagnosis and monitoring guideline

2017-12-19T10:23:00+00:00By

A concise summary on the initial assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of asthma in adults, young people, and children. Includes assessment algorithms

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Best practice in choosing the appropriate inhaler device

2019-04-23T10:10:00+01:00

This CPD activity consists of 7 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on choosing the appropriate inhaler device for your patient—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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Malnutrition in patients with COPD

2018-09-17T15:35:00+01:00

This CPD activity consists of five multiple-choice questions designed to test your knowledge on malnutrition in patients with COPD.

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NICE guideline on chronic asthma management

2018-02-28T10:35:00+00:00

This CPD activity consists of 8 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on the management of chronic asthma—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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Best practice in the management of obstructive sleep apnoea

2018-01-22T12:19:00+00:00

This CPD activity consists of 6 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on obstructive sleep apnoea—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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Feature articles

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Spirometry—it’s meaningless if incorrect!

2019-05-21T09:49:00+01:00By

With 15 years of expertise in spirometry, Chris Loveridge answers your questions about spirometry and emphasises the need to take a clinical history.

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Device selection in children and adults

2019-04-23T07:19:00+01:00By

Jane Scullion provides some simple and practical advice on optimal inhaler device selection for adults and children.

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Striking a balance: device choice and therapeutic dosages

2019-04-23T03:19:00+01:00By

Jane Scullion looks at the increasing complexity of the multitude of MDI and DPI devices that are available and the therapeutic options they offer.

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Diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnoea

2018-01-22T12:34:00+00:00By

Jane Scullion describes the symptoms, causes, and appropriate recognition of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA); discusses how to manage the condition in primary care; and covers relevant guidance from NICE, SIGN, and the DVLA.

Respiratory resource hub

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  • Respiratory resource hub

  • Expert perspectives in asthma

  • The IMPACT trial in COPD

  • Choosing the right inhaler

  • Useful respiratory patient resources

Educational resources

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Guidelines for Nurses asthma handbook

2019-04-30T08:00:00+01:00Commissioned by GlaxoSmithKline

This Guidelines for Nurses handbook provides summaries of the key guidelines for diagnosis and management of asthma.

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Guidelines for Nurses COPD handbook

2019-04-30T08:00:00+01:00Commissioned by GlaxoSmithKline

This Guidelines for Nurses  handbook provides summaries of the key guidelines for the management of COPD.



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